Alleged drink-driver crashes into hedge in north Derbyshire

Police say a suspected drink-driver had ‘a bit too much eggnog’ after his van was found crashed into a hedge in north Derbyshire.

By Tim Paget
Monday, 27th December 2021, 10:00 am
Updated Monday, 27th December 2021, 10:07 am

Officers were called to the scene on Christmas Day, and the already banned driver was found to be four times over the legal limit.

It was also discovered the vehicle had been taken without the owner’s consent.

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A spokesperson for North East Derbyshire Response said: “Reports of a van in the hedge. Attend and driver has had a bit too much eggnog.”

Police say a suspected drink-driver crashed his van into a hedge in north Derbyshire. Image: Derbyshire police.